How Can Players Make a World Seem Real? I think the answer to the question of how can players make a world seem real starts with player buy-in. When we run games we often hear about gamemasters needing to create player buy-in for the players. But today we will chat about the fact that buy-in is a two-way street. This will make the game more … Continue reading How Can Players Make a World Seem Real? #RPGaDay2018
Favorite Recurring NPC? When I run games I love to build a stable of NPC’s for my players to interact with. That said, it is interesting I a hard time deciding who my favorite recurring NPC currently is in my game. In this campaign, I have several recurring NPC’s giving me a cast of characters and personalities to pick from. Honestly, it’s a nice problem to … Continue reading Favourite Recurring NPC? #RPGaDay2018 Day 5
#RPGaDay2018 Most Memorable NPC? So far so good, we are heading into day four strong. Let’s tackle today’s question. Most Memorable NPC? Wow, I have a few so I think I am going to instead tell you about Two of them. Ironically both of these NPCs never saw as much table time as I would have liked. but they both turned out to … Continue reading #RPGaDay2018 Most Memorable NPC?
#RPGaDay2018 What gives a game staying power? I like this question because in games I both play and run this is actually important to me. So let’s take a few minutes and talk about a couple of things that make us excited to keep playing a game week after week. Level Advancement I think when games have a system in place for character or level advancement these systems tend to be … Continue reading What gives a game staying power? #RPGaDay2018
Day Two’s #RPGaDay2018 question, What do you look for in an RPG? When it comes to RPGs these days there are a few things that I look for. There are three things I consider when it comes to looking at a new PRG. Now please understand none of this will keep me from making an RPG purchase they are just an added bonus. … Continue reading What do you look for in an RPG? #RPGaDay2018
I see this year #RPGaDay2018 questions are starting off strong. So,”What do you love about role-playing games?” Well, honestly there’s a lot to love about role-playing games. When you get right down to it we are part of a hobby that in some ways centuries old if not far older. Consider that Merlin, or Jason and the Argonauts. These Tales are collaborative stories that were … Continue reading What do You Love About role-playing games?
Last year I had said that I was unsure if I was going to continue with #RPGaDay in the future. I had concerns that the questions were no longer as good as they once had been. My other concern in years past has been writers burn-out. Thirty-one blogs in a month is a tall order for many bloggers. In years past I have seen myself … Continue reading #RPGaDay Announcement